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Document ID (ISN)62714
CIS number 94-1353
Year 1994
Convention or series no. HSE Engineering Information Sheet No.14
Author(s)
Health and Safety Executive
Title Skin creams and skin protection in the engineering sector
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury CO10 6FS, Suffolk, United Kingdom, 1994. 2p. 6 ref.
Abstract This information sheet provides guidance on precautions to be taken to avoid the risk of skin diseases in employees exposed to substances that may adversely affect their skin. The level of protection offered by both pre-work and after-work creams is described along with other methods for reducing the risk of skin diseases. Guidance is also given on maintaining a healthy skin.
Descriptors (primary) machinery industry; skin protection; skin diseases; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) medical supervision; barrier creams; data sheet
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Personal protection
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Metalworking industry
Skin protection
Skin diseases